The Telegram

British Inventors William Cooke and Charles Wheatstone devised the electric telegraph system in the 1830's, the breakthrough in communications which came to be known as the telegram has been responsible for reporting world-shattering events.

Telegram, telegraph, cablegram, radio telegram: evocative names which signal significant news for the recipient.

Telegram Montage

From the news of gold found in California to the discovery of a disguised Dr Crippen aboard the SS Montrose, the key witness was always the telegram.

  • 1845 First telegraph service opened in the UK.
  • 1850's The sending and receiving of messages had been dubbed 'Telegrams'.
  • 1913 82 million telegrams sent in the UK.

Wouldn't it be nice to send your players a telegram?

The perfect means to deliver the new adventure hook, or to impart that oft needed extra clue, perhaps a way for the villian to draw the party into a dastardly trap? Well here at The Dholes House you can, kind of.

Well actually a PDF is created for you to download and print off at your leisure and then use in your game.

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